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According to the World Nuclear Association, 31 different countries operate nuclear power plants. The total output of these reactors represents 11 percent of the energy produced all around the world each year. Many countr... More »

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Nuclear power is the production of energy derived from controlled, induced nuclear reactions. These reactions generally create heat that is then collected and used to run steam turbines that produce electricity. The most... More »

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Nuclear power harnesses the energy from nuclear fission to heat water, using the steam to generate electricity. The controlled nuclear reaction in the heart of the reactor supplies the heat, and can be reduced or intensi... More »

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The minimum population required to constitute a city differs between countries. In the United States, an urban area is defined as a settlement where 2,500 or more people reside. More »

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The five most populated countries in the world as of July 2015 are China, India, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil. China has a population of 1,367,485,388 and India has a population of 1,251,695,584. These are the... More »

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The 2014 CIA World Factbook lists 139 countries that have more women than men, including the United States and Canada. Estonia has the largest disparity with 0.84 men to every woman. More »

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